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busy workWork or activity performed with the intention or result of occupying time, and not necessarily to accomplish something productive; routine work of low priority undertaken for the sake of avoiding idleness.Rate it:

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get busyHave sex.Rate it:

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busy as a beaverVery busy.Rate it:

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busy as a beaverI am slammed with over work.Rate it:

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Busy As a BeaverHard working business personRate it:

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busy as a beeVery active; working constantly.Rate it:

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busy beaverSomeone who is very busy or hard-working.Rate it:

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busy little beaverSomeone who has completed or accomplished many tasks or works.Rate it:

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get busyStart working, usually in opposition to idleness.Rate it:

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I'm busyI'm busy.Rate it:

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the line is busyIndicates that the telephone line is busy.Rate it:

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wouldn't work in a pie factory tasting piesLazy and will not keep a job anywhereRate it:

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work wondersTo be successful as a solution.Rate it:

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work like a charmworks great - exactly as expectedRate it:

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grunt workThat is considered undesirable and therefore delegated to underlings.Rate it:

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stroke of workWith "do not do a", to do none of the assigned task at all.Rate it:

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work like a horseTo work very hard; toilRate it:

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all in a day's workA nonchalant dismissal of a significant accomplishment.Rate it:

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all work and no play makes jack a dull boyToo much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.Rate it:

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at workAt one's workplace.Rate it:

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at workWorking, in the process of doing work.Rate it:

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close enough for government workIt is not worth investing additional time on perfecting this thing.Rate it:

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detective workinvestigative researchRate it:

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dirty workOne or more unpleasant tasks, assignments, or employment duties, especially those of a disreputable or illicit nature.Rate it:

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donkey workHard, boring, routine work.Rate it:

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go to workBeat up, batter.Rate it:

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go to workTo begin performing some task or work.Rate it:

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go to workTo go to one's job, as by commuting.Rate it:

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God's workWork in accordance with the will of God.Rate it:

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God's workWork that accomplishes good.Rate it:

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God's workWork that is very important and necessary, especially that which receives little or no recognition or pay.Rate it:

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have one's work cut out for oneTo face a large task or project.Rate it:

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I just work hereIndicates that the speaker cannot answer their interrogator's question, because of lack of experience with or knowledge on the topic.Rate it:

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I only work hereAlternative form of I just work hereRate it:

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make light work ofThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.Rate it:

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make quick work ofTo accomplish a specified task easily and quickly.Rate it:

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make short work ofTo make a task quicker or easier.Rate it:

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many hands make light workA large number of people co-operating can perform tasks easily.Rate it:

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only fools and horses workPhilosophy of life that people who do not look for an easy way of earning a living are foolish.Rate it:

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out of workUnemployed, or having nothing to do.Rate it:

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piece of workA product or manufactured article, especially an item of art or craft.Rate it:

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put to workto put to useRate it:

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put to workGive a job; Force to workRate it:

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right to workUsed other than as an idiom: see right, work.Rate it:

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right to workThe human right (the right of an individual) to have gainful employment.Rate it:

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right to workThe prohibition of union security agreements or closed shops; the prohibition of the requirement that those who take on work in a unionised shop join the union or pay it for representing them.Rate it:

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set to workTo begin working at.Rate it:

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set to workTo begin working.Rate it:

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set to workTo cause to begin working.Rate it:

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so crazy it just might workPossibly feasible though unconventional; plausible and previously unconsidered as a course of action.Rate it:

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